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Benthos Cretan Continental Shelf
Citation
Dounas C., 1988: Benthos Cretan Continental Shelf. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece

Access data
Archived data
Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Notes: Restrictions available at contact person

Description
This dataset is part of a national project on the consequences of the Navarino Oil spill, in 1994 at the Gialova Lagoon, Ionian Sea. The Cretan coasts were studied from May 1987, in order to assess the level of their environmental degradation due to touristic and other anthropogenic activities

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Benthic fauna, Biogeography, MED, Crete Sea

Geographical coverage
MED, Crete Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1988

Parameters
Density Methodology , Silicon (Si), Total organic carbon (TOC)
Density: Smith McIntyre Grab
Sampling surface of the grab: 0.1 m2

Contributors
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), more Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop), more

Project
MarBEF: Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning - EU Network of Excellence, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1997). The continental shelf of Crete: structure of macrobenthic communities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 160: 185-196, more
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1998). The continental shelf of Crete: the benthic environment. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 19(4): 263-277, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-27
Information last updated: 2013-12-10
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